Features

08 March 2017
Wafa’ Sarhan, Jordan “I am an ordinary woman: a mother, an employee, a daughter, a wife. I play all the roles any woman plays in our society.” This is the first thing Wafa’ told us when we met her on a cold morning in one of the UNRWA clinics in Jordan. Staff greeted her...
08 March 2017
Laila Shamali, West Bank We did not have the chance to talk to Laila over Skype and see her face. Yet we managed to call her on her mobile phone and speak to her for half an hour. We asked her: Where do you find strength? She sighed and said: “I remember my teacher in...
Shrouq Kassab is a fifth-year medical student studying in Damascus to pursue her dreams of becoming a surgeon. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Taghrid Mohammad
08 March 2017
A fifth-year student in the Faculty of Medicine at Damascus University, 23-year-old Shrouq Kassab is energetic and hardworking and hopes to become a surgeon one day.
The UNRWA logo reminds me of my grandfather, who worked with UNRWA distributing flour and food supplies to the people, says Sereen Dheeb
07 March 2017
The UNRWA logo reminds me of my grandfather, who worked with UNRWA distributing flour and food supplies to the people.
07 March 2017
“I lost my mother and father and my whole family, and I fully support myself on my own. I am a strong Palestinian woman,” says Khadija Fares. “However, I am nothing like these Palestinian women who struggle daily. They are persistent and strong.”